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Experts available for comment on 10th anniversary of September 11th

With the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon approaching, the following Boston University experts are available to offer comment, insight and analysis on various angles: Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations and history, and a retired Army colonel, can offer comment on the wars in […]

Casey Anthony found not guilty

Casey Anthony,  was found not guilty of killing her two-year old daughter Caylee Marie Anthony. After six weeks of testimony, an Orlando jury of five men and seven women did find Anthony guilty of giving false information to police. Boston University School of Law professor David Rossman, the director of the school’s Criminal Law Clinicial Programs, is […]

Goldman/Libya ties probed

Boston University School of Law professor Tamar Frankel is an authority on securities law, corporate governance, and legal ethics. She offers the following comments on a report that regulators are looking into dealings between Goldman Sachs and Libya’s sovereign-wealth fund and if any bribery laws were violated: “So Goldman Sachs is now being examined for […]

Microsoft v. Google in EU

Microsoft has filed a formal antitrust complaint with the European Union against Google.  Keith Hylton, an antitrust-law expert and the Honorable Paul J. Liacos Profesor of Law of BU’s School of Law, offers the following comments: “There’s no irony here, though Microsoft counsel Brad Smith is clearly referring to perception rather than reality. The reality is that […]

Madoff’s prison interview

In his first interview since going to prison, Bernard Madoff told the New York Times that others were complicit in the fraud that brought him down. Boston University law professor Tamar Frankel is an authority on securities law, corporate governance, and legal ethics. Her latest book, “Con Artists and their Victims (of the Ponzi Variety)” will […]